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10 posts tagged with "marriage"

Wives, Encourage Your Husbands

Wives, Encourage Your Husbands
Sometimes, I go through my days and I forget to take the time to encourage my husband. And the truth is he needs me to cheer him on in this life. Lately, I’ve been sensing that I need to be a little more intentional in this area. Read More

Our Husbands' Work-Life Balance

Our Husbands' Work-Life Balance
We have experienced stretches when my husband did not have good “work-life” balance. I was able to be supportive most days because I knew his heart was to have better balance and to keep his family as his top priority after God. Read More

The "not-so-great" Stretches

The "not-so-great" Stretches
Maybe you are in a great stretch with your marriage or maybe you are in a not-so-great stretch. Over the years, I’ve noted that the feelings of love can come and go. And prayer is our greatest tool to make our hearts tender once again. Read More

Fighting for Your Marriage

Fighting for Your Marriage
In the difficult stretches of marriage, it's important for me to remember that my husband is not the enemy but we have an Enemy. Here are a few “marriage helps” I have tucked away.
We are not in a challenging stretch right now but I’m really working on the second part of #5 (connection cues).
1. There will be seasons when your feelings of love dry up. Do the acts of love despite your feelings. (Timothy Keller) Ask God to help you do one act of kindness today.
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Husband: My #1 Human Priority

Husband: My #1 Human Priority
On a scale from 1-10 how are you doing with keeping your husband as your #1 human priority?

I know that I personally have to check myself often because I can get busy with my children and my commitments.

Some practical ways to keep him as our #1 human priority include Read More

God, Help My Husband Fulfill His Purpose

God, Help My Husband Fulfill His Purpose
Maybe your husband is stressed, unsettled or unfulfilled with his work? I get it. We have had those seasons. During those stressful seasons, I had to pray a little extra over myself so that I could remain supportive and understanding.

If your husband is unsettled or unfulfilled, I want to encourage you to keep praying for a job where your husband is fulfilled. Read More

Pray it, Don't Say it

Pray it, Don't Say it
Early in our marriage I would speak my mind freely about everything under the sun. Thankfully I was exposed to 1 Peter 3:1 and began praying that I would make changes to live according to this truth in God’s Word. Read More

God, Draw My Husband Closer to You

God, Draw My Husband Closer to You
When we were young marrieds, the Lord answered several prayers regarding my husband's spiritual growth. And it took me some time to realize that my prayers were much more effective than my words.
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A Godly Wife

A Godly Wife
"She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life." Proverbs 31:12"

Countless women have taken the Called to be a Keeper and shared how it strengthened their marriages and homes. Hear from a few... Read More

My #1 Human Priority

My #1 Human Priority
I learned this truth as a young wife in the Called to be a Keeper Study by Lori Merrill. But if I am not careful, I can let my children and my commitments slide into that number one spot. It's not intentional. It happens subtly.
In the study, I learned some ways to keep him as my #1 priority... Read More
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